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Marshall, Stephen – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
International education is widely recognised as providing a range of positive outcomes for students, universities, and both the source and destination countries. New Zealand politicians, however, see international education as a means of generating significant export earnings able to subsidise the local provision of university education. New…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Foreign Students, College Students, Universities
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Yu, Patricia – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
This comparative study modifies Cabrera and La Nasa's model to examine social and class stratification in students' college-choice outcomes in the USA and Taiwan, and compares the mechanisms that perpetuate this stratification between the two systems. Students' college-choice outcomes are defined by both institutional selectivity and control, in…
Descriptors: Social Stratification, Social Class, Higher Education, Foreign Countries
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Ahmad, Syed Zamberi; Hussain, Matloub – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2017
The mobility of African students beyond national territories has become common worldwide. However, the underlying reasons motivating students to leave their countries of origin in pursuit of higher education in other developing nations and why these factors are important have not been fully explored. This study attempts to explore why and how…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, College Students, Foreign Countries, College Choice
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Al-Yousef, Huda – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2009
This article attempts to explore how parents are involved in their daughters' decision-making around their higher education path. It draws on qualitative research that investigated the process through which young women from the UK and Saudi Arabia reached a decision about a subject or an institution for higher educational study. The paper…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Qualitative Research, Daughters, Parent Participation